|Isabella Leong gives birth to Richard Li's first son, Ethan Li, in April 2009. [Photo: cfp.cn]
BEIJING, July 14 (Xinhuanet) -- Wealthy Hong Kong bachelor Richard Li fathered his girlfriend Isabella Leong's twin sons which she gave birth to at the end of June, as he is now the father of all three of her sons, according to Chinanews.com.cn.
Michelle Lo, spokesperson for Isabella Leong, said she has not been able to respond at this stage and has not received instructions to provide photos of the twins.
It is reported by Hong Kong media that Richard Li put aside work and flew to San Francisco when Leong was about to deliver last month. While he stayed with them less than one month, he had to go back to Hong Kong to deal with his business.
But when he now meets with friends and relatives, he can not resist sharing the good news with them.
Leong found she was pregnant again at the end of last year after she just delivered her first son Ethan Li. Richard Li arranged for them to return to Hong Kong at Christmas last year, so could take care of the mother and son. The whereabouts of Leong, however, was discovered by the paparazzi. For their safety, they were sent back to San Fancisco after the Chinese New Year.
As their first son Ethan Li was born, the parents were so happy they released a family photo of the three. The boy's grandfather, the super-wealthy Li Ka-Shing, was even excited to speak with the press at that time. At this time, both Li and Leong have yet to make any announcements to the press.
According to the Forbes World's Richest List published in March, Li Kai-Shing, who owns 21 billion US dollars worth of assets, is ranked 14th in the world. Richard Li, the youngest son of Li Kai-Shing, has been dubbed "Little Superman" by the press, and has a net worth of about 9 billion RMB. He is the Chairman and Executive Director of PCCW Limited and Pacific Century Group in Hong Kong, Chairman of Singapore-based Pacific Century Regional Developments Limited, and a non-executive director of the Bank of East Asia.
Their love story:
11/2007, while starring in film "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor," Isabella Leong was introduced to Richard Li by actress Michelle Yeoh. They fell in love with each other.
3/2008, Hong Kong media reported that Richard Li spent 6.2 million US dollars to resolve Leong's 13-year contract with Emperor Entertainment Group (one of the largest entertainment groups in Hong Kong).
4/2009, Leong gives birth to Ethan Li, her first son.
6/2010, Leong gives birth to twin boys.
|Isabella Leong and Ethan Li [Photo: cfp.cn]